Search Results for: Albania

CHINA: Certain Nationals Holding Valid Residence Permits May be Able to Obtain a Visa Without a Letter of Invitation

August 11, 2020

The Chinese authorities have confirmed that holders of valid residence permits, including for work or family reunion, who are nationals of certain countries, are now able to apply for a visa at a Chinese embassy or consulate in these countries without a letter of invitation (LOI or “PU Letter”).

Read More

European Commission Guidance on Reopening the Schengen Area

June 12, 2020

The EU has taken a number of decisions paving the way for freedom of movement within the Schengen Area to be restored by the end of June at the latest.

Read More

UNITED STATES: Entry Ban Extended to Schengen States, UK and Ireland

March 12, 2020

US President Donald Trump has announced the suspension of entry for travelers of any nationality who have been in the Schengen area in the previous 14 days.

Read More

INDONESIA: Changes to the Restricted Nationals List

September 15, 2017

The Minister of Law and Human Rights has issued a new regulation for restricted nationals, effective 25th August 2017. The new regulation updates the list of countries whose nationals must undergo additional vetting to enter and work in Indonesia. Who is affected? Nationals of Albania, Angola, Bangladesh, Cuba, Ethiopia, Ghana, Iraq, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Tanzania […]

Read More

AZERBAIJAN: New Online Visa System Imminent

February 3, 2017

From January 2017, the State Agency on Public Services and Social Innovations (ASAN Centres) will begin to process electronic visitor visas through the new “ASAN Viza” system. How does the ASAN Viza system work? The e-visa will be issued for a period of stay of 30 days. Foreign nationals can apply for a new e-visa […]

Read More

NETHERLANDS: List of Safe Countries of Origin Expanded

February 19, 2016

As of 9th February 2016, the Dutch State Secretary for Security and Justice has made six new additions to the list of Safe Countries of Origin. The list now includes: Ghana, India, Jamaica, Morocco, Mongolia and Senegal. What is the…

Read More

The challenges faced in moving a migrant population into Saudi Arabia

September 25, 2014

Investment from foreign companies into Saudi Arabia has vastly grown in the past decade, which is unsurprising, as Saudi Arabia is the world's largest oil exporter and owner of the world's single-largest oil field. Saudi is also the largest economy...

Read More